COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup

  • Amr Al-Maddah, the chief planning officer of Saudi Arabia’s  Ministry of Hajj, incorporates  the latest technology into the pilgrimage to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
  • In the USA, the Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts organizes a drive-in prayer for the upcoming Eid al-Adha.
  • The Muslim World League, in cooperation with the United Arab Emirates Fatwa Council, organizes an international virtual conference titled “Emergency Fiqh: Features of the Post-Corona Pandemic Fiqh” to discuss post-pandemic jurisprudence. 
  • Kasmir‘s Grand Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam asks people to take precautions while sacrificing animals and distributing meat among people on Eid al-Adha due to the pandemic.
  • Nigeria‘s Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs urges Muslims to act according to the established COVID-19 protocols while celebrating Eid al-Adha.
  • President Hassan Rouhani of Iran asks people to observe health protocols and practice social distancing during upcoming Eid al-Adha festivities.


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